Student Book Review: Disney’s Who’s Who by Disney Book Group

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Ages 11-12 Runner-Up
Submitted by Isabella R.

Review of Disney’s Who’s Who by Disney Book Group

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5 Stars

You should read this book if you’re in the mood for: Humor, Informational

What did you like about this book?
I liked this book because it explained all the different characters from movies that I knew by heart and even movies i have never even heard of before. I also liked how it noted fun facts about different characters such as how many strands of hair Elsa has.

Who were the main character(s)? Which one(s) were your favorite? Why?
There were no main characters; they all had their own description.

Other kids should read this book because…
It states facts and has information about every character you would find in Disney movies and is so entertaining it will make you never want to put it down.

This book reminds me of no other book I’ve read.

Your thoughts on the book:
I thought this book was very entertaining because when I thought I was ready to put it down, I would always want to just keep reading. I also loved how this book made me laugh because some of the facts you learn, you can’t help but let out a chuckle.

I recommend this book for kids in these grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Student Book Review: The Keepers: The Box and the Dragonfly by Ted Sanders and Iacopo Bruno

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Ages 11-12 Runner-Up
Submitted by Skye B.

Review of The Keepers: The Box and the Dragonfly by Ted Sanders and Iacopo Bruno

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4 Stars

You should read this book if you’re in the mood for: Magic, Mystery, Action

What did you like about this book?
I liked that the magical elements of the story seemed like they were truly real, and could actually happen in our world.

Who were the main character(s)? Which one(s) were your favorite? Why?
The main characters were Horace and Chloe. I liked both main characters, but I liked Horace more because he was smart and didn’t try too hard to be cool.

Other kids should read this book because…
There was a lot of action, and even fighting, without much injury or death.

This book reminds me of Gregor the Overlander.

Your thoughts on the book:
I loved it!

I recommend this book for kids in these grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th

Student Book Review: Hawksong by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

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Ages 11-12 Grand Prize
Submitted by Kira F.

Review of Hawksong by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

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5 Stars

You should read this book if you’re in the mood for: Magic, Fantasy, Romance & Humans turning into animals

What did you like about this book?
How it sucked me into the world of the book, and I could envision what was happening.

Who were the main character(s)? Which one(s) were your favorite? Why?
Danica Shardae and Zane Cobriana, I liked both of them because they were strong, brave, and willing to make a difference. They were passionate about their goals, and they would do any thing to achieve them.

Other kids should read this book because…
It is inspiring and gives the life lesson of standing up for what you believe in and try to solve problems peacefully.

This book reminds me of the series Animorphs. They both have people who turn into animals, and they both have a very strong sense for peace.

Your thoughts on the book:
I love this book, and it is one of my favorites. I think everyone should read it, because there are many life lessons in this book.

I recommend this book for kids in these grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th+

Student Book Review: Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s Magic by Betty Macdonald and Hilary Knight

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Ages 9-10 Runner-Up
Submitted by Chloe O.

Review of Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s Magic by Betty Macdonald and Hilary Knight

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5 Stars

You should read this book if you’re in the mood for: Humor, Kindness & Slight Magic

What did you like about this book?
I really like how every chapter is about a different habit or stage.

Who were the main character(s)? Which one(s) were your favorite? Why?
Mrs.Piggle-Wiggle is the main character. I like her because she is very kind to all of the children.

Other kids should read this book because…
I think other kids should read this book because it is very silly and will make you laugh.

This book reminds me of no other books I’ve read.

Your thoughts on the book:
I loved it because it made me laugh and smile!

I recommend this book for kids in these grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th

 

Student Book Review: Max’s Story by W. Bruce Cameron

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Ages 9-10 Runner-Up
Submitted by Sukriti V.

Review of Max’s Story by W. Bruce Cameron

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5 Stars

You should read this book if you’re in the mood for: Nature & Animals

What did you like about this book?
Celebrating animals through art!

Who were the main character(s)? Which one(s) were your favorite? Why?
Max- the dog, Clarity-the girl, Clarity’s mother- Gloria

Other kids should read this book because…
It is a sensational book about animals and friendship.

This book reminds me of A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron

Your thoughts on the book:
This book has valuable lessons on friendship and I treasure it very much! My favorite part was when Max was adopted from the animal shelter by a loving artistic girl!

I recommend this book for kids in these grades:
4th & 5th